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Red Wing's Ashley Thompson swims the backstroke during the 200-yard individual medley Tuesday at Twin Bluff Middle School in Red Wing. Thompson won the race, and the 100 breaststroke, as the Wingers defeated River Falls. Photo by Chris Harrell

Girls Swimming: Wingers win dual meet at home

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A quick start jumpstarted Red Wing to victory Tuesday in a dual meet with River Falls at Twin Bluff Middle School in Red Wing.

The Wingers took first and second place in the opening event, the 200-yard medley relay, and won 100-86.

"We knew going into this it would be a tough race," Red Wing head coach Kevin O'Brien said. "River Falls is much deeper this year. This year, we swam about the best meet we could."

Red Wing finished first in 9 of 12 events.

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Chris Harrell
Chris Harrell is a sports reporter for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he interned at the St. Paul Pioneer Press and The Daily Caller in Washington, D.C. For updates on local sports, follow Chris on Twitter at @RECHarrell.
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